near Lake Athabasca, which straddles the border between the Canadian provinces of Alberta (west) and Saskatchewan (east) numerous fires (red dots) were burning well into the summer. A large smoke plume stretches across Saskatchewan and into Manitoba, to its east. This image was acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on July 10, 2002. Sensor: Terra/MODIS. Data Start Date: 7/10/02. Data End Date: 7/10/02.